Mail-Order Marriage, Immigrant Desires and Death

Mail-Order Marriage, Immigrant Desires and Death

Thumbing through a catalogue called “Asian Encounters” a few years back, Timothy C. Blackwell saw an image of a female whom appeared to provide every thing he had been in search of in a bride. Some type of computer professional from Seattle, Mr. Blackwell had been approaching age that is middle but had difficulty fulfilling ladies.

The girl, Susana Remerata, ended up being appealing, young, educated and able to leave her tiny city within the Philippines if the right guy arrived along. a previous beauty queen, she nurtured a large pan-Pacific dream of America.

The 2 had been hitched 3 days when they came across, after a communication. However the wedding lasted hardly a couple of weeks. Plus it all finished one 12 months ago in a courthouse lobby in Seattle where Mrs. Blackwell and two buddies had been shot to death at point-blank range by Mr. Blackwell at a divorce or separation proceeding. [Read more…]